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Beginning Mon, Apr 15, the hoopla monthly checkout limit will change from 12 to 7.
 

Activities & Events for All Ages

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Listen to a Podcast Companion to this month's Happenings.
E.g., 06/26/2019
E.g., 06/26/2019

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 28, 4:00 pm

Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

05/07
05/28

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 28, 6:00 pm

Plan and develop future events and brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Plan and develop future events and brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

05/28

Vinyasa Yoga

Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 28, 6:00 pm

Alleviate stress and improve flexibility with a combination of stretching, deep breathing and controlled postures. Bring your own yoga mat. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Alleviate stress and improve flexibility with a combination of stretching, deep breathing and controlled postures. Bring your own yoga mat. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

05/07
05/14
05/21
05/28

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, May 29, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

05/01
05/08
05/15
05/22
05/29

cloudLibrary Demonstration

Glades Road Branch
Wed, May 29, 2:00 pm

Learn more about our new e-book app. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Learn more about our new e-book app. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

05/01
05/08
05/15
05/22
05/29

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Glades Road Branch
Wed, May 29, 6:00 pm
(60 min.) 

Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

05/13 (2 hr.) 
05/06 (60 min.) 
05/24 (2 hr.) 
05/29 (60 min.) 

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jun 03, 10:00 am

Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Jun 17, 10:00 am
About this Series

Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/03
06/17

Line Dancing

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jun 03, 2:00 pm

Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn new line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn new line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/03

Out of This World Dance Party!

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jun 04, 3:00 pm

Bust a move at a dance party! Celebrate the age of spaceflight with '60s tunes. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Bust a move at a dance party! Celebrate the age of spaceflight with '60s tunes. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/04

Rainbow History

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jun 04, 6:00 pm

Kick off Pride Month with some history on the LGBTQ community, followed by a fun pride flag-inspired painting activity. Snacks provided. Ages 13-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Kick off Pride Month with some history on the LGBTQ community, followed by a fun pride flag-inspired painting activity. Snacks provided. Ages 13-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/04

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 05, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Jun 12, 1:00 pm
Wed, Jun 19, 1:00 pm
Wed, Jun 26, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

06/05
06/12
06/19
06/26

Get Water Wise!

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 05, 3:30 pm

Ms. Diane and her wise friend Josh the Otter, from the Drowning Prevention Coalition, bring an interactive and fun-filled experience for the entire family. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Ms. Diane and her wise friend Josh the Otter, from the Drowning Prevention Coalition, bring an interactive and fun-filled experience for the entire family. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/05

Hip Hop! Dance Classes

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 05, 5:30 pm

Practice the hottest dance moves taught by local dance instructor Devyn Collins in this four-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 6-11. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Jun 12, 5:30 pm
Wed, Jun 19, 5:30 pm
Wed, Jun 26, 5:30 pm
About this Series

Practice the hottest dance moves taught by local dance instructor Devyn Collins in this four-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 6-11. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/05
06/12
06/19
06/26

Hip Hop! Dance Classes

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 05, 6:30 pm

The hottest hip hop dance moves are taught by local dance instructor Devyn Collins in this four-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Jun 12, 6:30 pm
Wed, Jun 19, 6:30 pm
Wed, Jun 26, 6:30 pm
About this Series

The hottest hip hop dance moves are taught by local dance instructor Devyn Collins in this four-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/05
06/12
06/19
06/26

Five Steps to a Stress-Free Life

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jun 10, 10:00 am

Learn practical, easy techniques to lower stress levels and lead a healthier life with a combination of therapeutic sound and holistic breath work. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn practical, easy techniques to lower stress levels and lead a healthier life with a combination of therapeutic sound and holistic breath work. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/10

Songs for Everyone

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jun 10, 2:00 pm

Gather around and listen, or sing along, as Bob Gelb strums his way through familiar songs. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Gather around and listen, or sing along, as Bob Gelb strums his way through familiar songs. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/10

Adult Coloring Club

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jun 11, 2:00 pm

Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/11

A Visit From Daggerwing Nature Center

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jun 11, 3:30 pm

Meet insects and spiders and learn about their habitats. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Meet insects and spiders and learn about their habitats. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/11

Galaxy Pour

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jun 11, 6:00 pm

Make your very own acrylic paint galaxy on canvas board! Materials provided. Dress for a mess! Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Make your very own acrylic paint galaxy on canvas board! Materials provided. Dress for a mess! Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/11

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 12, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Jun 05, 1:00 pm
Wed, Jun 19, 1:00 pm
Wed, Jun 26, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

06/05
06/12
06/19
06/26

National Parks: Just Minutes Away

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 12, 3:30 pm

Meet Park Ranger Maria Thomson from Everglades National Park and learn about the rich history and animals of the Everglades. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Meet Park Ranger Maria Thomson from Everglades National Park and learn about the rich history and animals of the Everglades. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/12

Hip Hop! Dance Classes

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 12, 5:30 pm

Practice the hottest dance moves taught by local dance instructor Devyn Collins in this four-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 6-11. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Jun 05, 5:30 pm
Wed, Jun 19, 5:30 pm
Wed, Jun 26, 5:30 pm
About this Series

Practice the hottest dance moves taught by local dance instructor Devyn Collins in this four-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 6-11. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/05
06/12
06/19
06/26

Hip Hop! Dance Classes

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 12, 6:30 pm

The hottest hip hop dance moves are taught by local dance instructor Devyn Collins in this four-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Jun 05, 6:30 pm
Wed, Jun 19, 6:30 pm
Wed, Jun 26, 6:30 pm
About this Series

The hottest hip hop dance moves are taught by local dance instructor Devyn Collins in this four-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/05
06/12
06/19
06/26

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jun 13, 10:00 am

Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jun 20, 10:00 am
About this Series

Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

06/13
06/20

Sensory Story Time

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Jun 15, 11:00 am

Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/15

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jun 17, 10:00 am

Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Jun 03, 10:00 am
About this Series

Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/03
06/17

Movie Matinee

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jun 17, 2:00 pm

"October Sky." ©Universal Pictures. (108 min.) PG

About this Series

"October Sky." ©Universal Pictures. (108 min.) PG

06/17

Books in Space With Magician Brent Gregory!

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jun 18, 3:00 pm

Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 

About this Series

Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 

06/18

Pizza & Pages: "When," by Victoria Laurie 

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jun 18, 6:00 pm

Enjoy pizza and a discussion of the book "When," by Victoria Laurie. Pick up a copy at the children's services desk. Ages 13-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Enjoy pizza and a discussion of the book "When," by Victoria Laurie. Pick up a copy at the children's services desk. Ages 13-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/18

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 19, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Jun 05, 1:00 pm
Wed, Jun 12, 1:00 pm
Wed, Jun 26, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

06/05
06/12
06/19
06/26

Career Driven Technology: Microsoft Word Résumé Builder

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 19, 2:00 pm

Computer skills for finding and landing a job. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Computer skills for finding and landing a job. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/19

Galaxy Slime

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 19, 3:30 pm

Have out of the world fun making awesome galactic slime. Ages 7-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Have out of the world fun making awesome galactic slime. Ages 7-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/19

Hip Hop! Dance Classes

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 19, 5:30 pm

Practice the hottest dance moves taught by local dance instructor Devyn Collins in this four-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 6-11. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Jun 05, 5:30 pm
Wed, Jun 12, 5:30 pm
Wed, Jun 26, 5:30 pm
About this Series

Practice the hottest dance moves taught by local dance instructor Devyn Collins in this four-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 6-11. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/05
06/12
06/19
06/26

Hip Hop! Dance Classes

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 19, 6:30 pm

The hottest hip hop dance moves are taught by local dance instructor Devyn Collins in this four-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Jun 05, 6:30 pm
Wed, Jun 12, 6:30 pm
Wed, Jun 26, 6:30 pm
About this Series

The hottest hip hop dance moves are taught by local dance instructor Devyn Collins in this four-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/05
06/12
06/19
06/26

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jun 20, 10:00 am

Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jun 13, 10:00 am
About this Series

Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

06/13
06/20

Coding With Tech Toys: Snap Circuits® Arcade & Jr.

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jun 20, 3:00 pm

Learn about electricity by connecting circuits to create an array of projects in a snap. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn about electricity by connecting circuits to create an array of projects in a snap. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/20

Book & Film Discussion: "October Sky," by Homer Hickam 

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Jun 21, 10:30 am

Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/21

CPR for Infant, Child & Adult (Non-Certification)

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Jun 21, 2:00 pm

Learn to perform CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) or basic first aid in an emergency situation. Presented by Elyse Brown of PBC Fire Rescue. Ages 11-17. (2 hr.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn to perform CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) or basic first aid in an emergency situation. Presented by Elyse Brown of PBC Fire Rescue. Ages 11-17. (2 hr.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/21

Veterans Services of PBC

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Jun 21, 2:00 pm

Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

About this Series

Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

06/21

Coffee & Conversations

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jun 24, 10:00 am

Stop by for coffee and conversations with a panel of library staff to discuss favorite reads and new releases. Refreshments provided. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Stop by for coffee and conversations with a panel of library staff to discuss favorite reads and new releases. Refreshments provided. (60 min.) 

06/24

NASA Lander Touchdown Challenge

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 3:00 pm

Design and build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two "astronauts" when they land. Presented by PBC 4-H. Ages 7-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Design and build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two "astronauts" when they land. Presented by PBC 4-H. Ages 7-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/25

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 26, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Jun 05, 1:00 pm
Wed, Jun 12, 1:00 pm
Wed, Jun 19, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

06/05
06/12
06/19
06/26

Hip Hop! Dance Classes

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 26, 5:30 pm

Practice the hottest dance moves taught by local dance instructor Devyn Collins in this four-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 6-11. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Jun 05, 5:30 pm
Wed, Jun 12, 5:30 pm
Wed, Jun 19, 5:30 pm
About this Series

Practice the hottest dance moves taught by local dance instructor Devyn Collins in this four-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 6-11. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/05
06/12
06/19
06/26

Hip Hop! Dance Classes

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 26, 6:30 pm

The hottest hip hop dance moves are taught by local dance instructor Devyn Collins in this four-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Jun 05, 6:30 pm
Wed, Jun 12, 6:30 pm
Wed, Jun 19, 6:30 pm
About this Series

The hottest hip hop dance moves are taught by local dance instructor Devyn Collins in this four-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/05
06/12
06/19
06/26

Saturday Morning Fun

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Jun 29, 10:30 am

Stop in for some stories, activities and a craft. Ages 2-5. (35 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Stop in for some stories, activities and a craft. Ages 2-5. (35 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/29